Fox, Indiana

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Fox, Indiana
Unincorporated community
Fox is located in Indiana
Fox
Fox
Fox is located in the US
Fox
Fox
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N 85°41′42″W / 40.63972°N 85.69500°W / 40.63972; -85.69500Coordinates: 40°38′23″N 85°41′42″W / 40.63972°N 85.69500°W / 40.63972; -85.69500
Country United States
State Indiana
County Grant
Township Pleasant
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
ZIP code 46952
FIPS code 18-25207[1]
GNIS feature ID 434735[2]

Fox is an unincorporated community in Pleasant Township, Grant County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Fox was named for Edward Fox, a local settler.[3] A post office was established at Fox in 1884, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1906.[4]

Geography[edit]

Fox is located at 40°38′23″N 85°41′42″W / 40.63972°N 85.69500°W / 40.63972; -85.69500.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fox, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 137. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...called Fox Station for resident Edward Fox. 
  4. ^ "Grant County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 13 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.